SCQF Level 5


  • Business & Management
  • Computing

Why take this course?

This course is designed to advance your performance and future prospects in current employment roles by providing you with a basic but well recognised qualification in computing and IT.  It is suitable for students who would like to to gain an internationally recognised vocational qualification – the European Computer Driving Licence – in some of the main aspects of computer and IT use.

What you will experience

Discover how to use e-mail software to send and receive messages, and attach files to mail messages. This module will also cover how to use the Internet in a safe manner and how to protect yourself, and your data, from a range of fraudulent/malicious activities online. Through practical exercises and demonstrations, this course develops a broad knowledge of Microsoft Windows Explorer and its tools.

  • Module 1 – Security for IT Users
  • Module 7 – Using the Internet and Email

This course covers two modules of the complete ECDL programme and is delivered using Syllabus 5 and Microsoft Office 2013.  In order to gain the complete qualification, students are required to complete a total of 7 modules and their associated assessments.